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Speccle sussex or brown leghorn?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by j'aime mes poules, May 13, 2011.

  1. j'aime mes poules

    j'aime mes poules Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 21, 2010
    New York
    I just receive chicks from my pet chicken and i have 2 of those breed... they look the same, how can i make them apart?

  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Last edited: May 13, 2011
  3. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    Tucson, AZ
    I have what I thought were 4 brown leghorns..turns out, they are probably 4 welsummers. With the sussex, I noticed little dots at the top joint of where the wing meats with the back. The others do not have this..it is harder to tell a brown leghorn from a welsummer..do you have pics? These are my leghorn / welsummers

    Wings at one week


    Legs - yellow


    Ones in the back right


    At 4 days old


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